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About Kings County

About Kings County Economic Development Corporation

Thanks for visiting us! Kings EDC staff is eager to assist with your business location and expansion needs. Our services include:

New and expanding businesses can increase their bottom line through EDC assistance

The Governor’s Economic Development Initiative provides substantial State tax credits for hiring qualified employees and a sales tax exemption on manufacturing equipment purchases.

The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to come to California or stay and grow in California.

The Recycling Market Development Zone offers up to $2 million in low interest financing to businesses that divert materials from the solid waste stream or utilize such materials to manufacture a new product. Technical assistance is available.

Kings County is home to Federal Opportunity Zones. Individuals making investments through special funds in these zones are allowed to defer or eliminate federal taxes on capital gains.

The Small Business Administration HUBZone assists qualified Kings County employers with preferences of up to 10% on federal contracts to provide goods and services.

The Central California U.S. Foreign Trade Zone is designed to delay, reduce or eliminate tariffs paid on goods imported into the United States.

The EDC Business Loan Program assists with a variety of financing options for business startups and expansions, including financing to acquire real property, equipment, and working capital.

Kings EDC partners with the Job Training Office, and other providers of workforce development through the Kings County One-Stop Job Center. Qualified job seekers are trained, screened for local employers.

Take A Closer Look!

Nestled within California's bustling San Joaquin Valley, Kings County serves as a pivotal regional center for commerce and industry. Our strategic location is seamlessly linked to an extensive product distribution network, ensuring the smooth flow of various commodities, including agricultural products, to destinations both across the United States and around the globe.

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